Selection Committees

Paris Photo exhibitors are selected by an international committee of renowned gallerist and publishers in accordance with the quality and the originality of each submitted project with a particular attention given to the diversity of expression and the relevance of the proposed installations presented in each application.

Selection Committee - Galleries

Federica Angelucci                                                                                                              Director of Stevenson

Federica Angelucci has been living in South Africa since 2006 and has held the position of director at Stevenson since 2007. The gallery has an international exhibition programme with a particular focus on the region. Founded in 2003, it is jointly owned by its directors and has spaces in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Amsterdam. Since joining Stevenson in 2007, she has been committed to developing the photographic programme and to promoting the work of the lens-based artists represented such as Pieter Hugo, Mame Diarra-Niang, Frida Orupabo or Viviane Sassen among others.

(Cape Town, Johannesburg and Amsterdam)

Joshua Chuang
Director of Photography at Gagosian 

Joshua Chuang is a curator, writer, and editor who was named Director, Photography at Gagosian in 2023. He has held leading roles at the Yale University Art Gallery, Center for Creative Photography, and New York Public Library, and has served on the juries of the HCB, Paul Huf, and Hasselblad Awards. Among his projects are Robert Adams: The Place We Live (2010–14); Sun Gardens: Cyanotypes by Anna Atkins (2018); Santu Mofokeng: Stories (2019); Taryn Simon's The Color of a Flea's Eye (2021); Kikuji Kawada's Chizu (Maquette Edition) (2021); and Judith Joy Ross (2021–23).

(New York, Londres, Paris, Le Bourget, Genève, Bâle, Gstaad, Rome, Athènes, Hong-Kong)

Alexis Fabry
Co-founder of Toluca  

Alexis Fabry is a publisher, gallerist and curator, specialist in Latin American photography. He has curated numerous exhibitions in the recent years, including: Facundo de Zuviría, Estampas porteñas, in the Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid, in 2023; Los sueños de la mujer araña, in the Fundación Larivière, Buenos Aires, in 2022; Graciela Iturbide, Heliotropo 37, in the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, 2022; Miguel Rio Branco, Photographies 1968-1992, in the Bal, Paris, 2020; Sol Negro (Anna Gamazo de Abelló collection), in the Centro de la Imagen, Mexico, 2019; Urban Impulses (Leticia and Stanislas Poniatowski collection), in the Photographers’ Gallery, London, 2019. He is deputy artistic director of Hermès Maison.


Jean-Kenta Gauthier
Founder of the Jean-Kenta Gauthier gallery  

Jean-Kenta Gauthier founded the eponymous gallery in 2014. Conceived as a laboratory and a platform for producing and connecting, the gallery represents international and French artists from various generations. It offers an exhibition program with a strong interest on photography as an integrated contemporary art practice, presented in both its Paris locations as well as off-site in collaboration with major public and private institutions. Exhibitions are accompanied with a publication program which focuses on artist’s books as a key manifestation of the work. Jean-Kenta Gauthier is the author of several monographic publications, he was trained in philosophy, literature, and languages.


Florencia Giordana
Director of Rolf Art (member in 2023)

In 2009, Florencia Giordana Braun founded Rolf Art, the only art gallery specialized in photography and technical images in Argentina, with the purpose of contributing to the production and appreciation of contemporary art, but also to push the boundaries of Latin American visual arts. Very committed to her gallery, she contributes to the positioning of Latin American visual artists in Argentina and internationally by developing an ambitious educational program and organizing numerous exhibitions.

(Buenos Aires)

Sebastian Klemm
Co-founder of Klemm’s

Sebastian Klemm is founder and co-owner of Klemm's in Berlin. Founded as a gallery for contemporary art in 2008, the program features artists from different cultural backgrounds, generations, and media. Besides representing outstanding positions of conceptual photography such as Erica Baum, Viktoria Binschtok or Adrian Sauer a.o., Klemm's also works closely with the estates of influential and visionary artists Jan Groover and Juan Pablo Echeverri. With a focus on an artistic conception of the medium, Sebastian Klemm is committed to the conviction that the photographic image is at the center of many fundamental discourses regarding our social and visual culture. He is also involved in advising private and corporate collections on new artistic developments and potential acquisitions.


Daphne Palmer
Director of Fraenkel Gallery 

Daphne Palmer is President of Fraenkel Gallery. Since opening in San Francisco in 1979, Fraenkel has presented more than 400 exhibitions about photography and its relation to the other arts. Fraenkel works with museums and private collectors around the world, and represents several key photographers from the medium's history, including Diane Arbus, Robert Adams, Lee Friedlander, Carrie Mae Weems and Garry Winogrand. The gallery works closely with the Estates of Peter Hujar and Bernd & Hilla Becher, and represents a number of important contemporary artists such as Hiroshi Sugimoto, Martine Gutierrez, Richard Misrach, Christian Marclay, Sophie Calle, Richard Learoyd, Kota Ezawa, Wardell Milan and Adam Fuss.

(San Francisco)

Selection Committee - Publishers

Matthieu Charon
Co-founder of RVB Books 

Born in Paris in 1972, Matthieu CHARON has directed the FNAC photo galleries and worked with Agnes B, the Métis agency and Léo Scheer publishing. Since 2011 he has co-managed RVB BOOKS, a publishing house dedicated to art books and photography that he founded with Rémi Faucheux. Attentive to the constant renewal of independent publishing, the RVB BOOKS catalogue includes monographs, multiples, limited editions and artists' books.


Paul Schiek
Founder of TBW Books

Paul Schiek is the founder of TBW Books, an independent photo book publisher based in Oakland, California. He is also the director of Workshop de Allende, a photographic arts workshop based in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.


Akio Nagasawa
Founder of Akio Nagasawa

As a Director of Akio Nagasawa Gallery / Publishing and Daido Moriyama Photo Foundation, Akio Nagasawa presents and curates quality exhibitions at his own three spaces in Tokyo (Ginza, Aoyama and Toranomon).    Since 2013, Akio Nagasawa has published first editions/re-editions of photography books and exhibition catalogs of his gallery shows as well as of museums and art institutions worldwide.


Anne König
Co-founder of Spector Books

Anne König is a publisher and author based in Leipzig. Together with Markus Dreßen and Jan Wenzel she founded the publishing house Spector Books in 2001. She co-curated with Jan Wenzel the f/stop Festival for Photography in Leipzig, in 2016 and in 2018. She is the editor of all Jonas Mekas’s books in the Spector Books program and co-curated a retrospective celebrating the avant-garde filmmaker’s centennial at Arsenal in Berlin in 2023.


Honor Committee

Frish Brandt, Fraenkel Gallery

Howard Greenberg, Howard Greenberg Gallery

Tim Jefferies, Hamiltons

Françoise Paviot, Françoise Paviot

Timothy Persons, Persons Projects

Rocio Santa Cruz, Arts Libris

Valérie Cazin, Galerie Binome